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UGANDA EMBASSY IN BERLIN CELEBRATES UGANDA'S 55TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY

Friday, 13th October 2017
The Uganda Embassy in Berlin has celebrated Uganda's 55th Independence Anniversary at a colourful ceremony hosted by Uganda's Ambassador to Germany H.E Marcel R. Tibaleka. The function was graced by Mrs. Isabel Henin, Deputy Head of the East African Division at the Federal Foreign Office of Germany as Guest of Honour. The theme for this year's independence was, "Uganda's freedom must be anchored in the spirit of hard work, resilience and commitment." 

UGANDAN PRESIDENT, GERMAN MINISTER DISCUSS SECURITY IN SOUTH SUDAN, BURUNDI AND SOMALIA

Monday, 9th October 2017
H.E. President Yoweri Museveni has held a follow up meeting with the German Foreign Minister Mr. Sigmar Gabriel at the sidelines of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, during which they discussed about the security situation in South Sudan, Burundi and Somalia.

UGANDA CELEBRATES HER 55TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY

Monday, 9th October 2017
Amb. Marcel R. Tibaleka, on behalf of the staff of the Uganda Embassy in Berlin, congratulates H.E. President Yoweri Museveni and all Ugandans upon this auspicious day as Uganda celebrates her 55th Independence Anniversary.

Please note that the Embassy is closed today 9th October 2017 and will reopen for official business tomorrow 10th October 2017.

SIX EAST AFRICAN FOOTBALL COACHES ATTEND COACHING COURSE IN GERMANY

Friday, 22nd September 2017
Prof. Maria Bohmer, Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office, has presided over the pass out ceremony for six participants who completed a football coaching course for young trainers from the East Africa Community member countries.

WHY UGANDA IS THE BEST INVESTMENT LOCATION IN AFRICA

Monday, 11th September 2017
Uganda enjoys a unique location at the heart of Sub-Saharan Africa within the East African region and lies astride the equator. The country is bordered by Sudan in the north, Kenya in the east, the United Republic of Tanzania in the south, Rwanda in the southwest and the Democratic Republic of Congo in the west. This land linked position, gives the country a strategic commanding base to be a regional hub for trade and investment. Uganda enjoys pivotal trade partnerships that create a viable market for business.

H.E. PRESIDENT MUSEVENI MEETS GERMAN FOREIGN MINISTER

Friday, 1st September 2017
The German Federal Foreign Minister, Mr. Sigmar Gabriel has commended President Yoweri Museveni and the National Resistance Movement Government for Uganda's policy towards refugees.

GERMAN SCHOLARS COMMEND UGANDA FOR ITS OPEN REFUGEE POLICY

Thursday, 31st August 2017
Uganda has been commended for its open refugee policies at a time where other nations have implemented harsh restrictions on immigration and threatened to close their borders. This was at the International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Africa 2017 that took place at the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin from 16th to 20th August 2017.

UGANDA EMBASSY IN MATCHMAKING DRIVE BETWEEN GERMAN AND UGANDAN SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES

Wednesday, 30th August 2017
The Embassy has made a fact finding mission for commercial diplomacy opportunities in north eastern Germany on the coast of the Baltic Sea. The Embassy team that spent time visiting a number of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the area, found a lot of potential for Ugandan products, especially organic products which attract a premium price to compete favourably on the European market.

UGANDA'S MINISTER OF WORKS AND TRANSPORT ON A BENCHMARKING VISIT TO GERMANY

Tuesday, 15th August 2017
The Minister of Works and Transport Hon. Monica Azuba Ntege, on 9 August 2017 made a benchmarking visit to Berlin during which she held a meeting with Mr. Thomas Silberhorn, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development.

NEW DESK OFFICER FOR UGANDA VISITS THE UGANDA EMBASSY IN BERLIN

Friday, 11th August 2017
Ms Rebecca Dovergne, the new Desk Officer for Uganda at the German Federal Foreign Office has, on 8th August 2017, paid a courtesy visit to the Uganda Embassy in Berlin. She was accompanied by her predecessor Mr. Joachim Duster, who is leaving for his new posting to Muscat, Oman. 

UGANDA TO HOST AFRICA'S FIRST CONSERVATION AND TOURISM INVESTMENT FORUM

Tuesday, 8th August 2017
Uganda will host Africa's first Conservation and Tourism Investment Forum on 6th October 2017 during which President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni will launch a new framework for investing in Uganda's Protected Area network.

AMB. MARCEL TIBALEKA PRESENTS LETTERS OF CREDENCE TO H.E. MILOS ZEMAN, PRESIDENT OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC

Friday, 30th June 2017
On 20 June 2017, H.E. Marcel Robert Tibaleka presented Letters of Credence appointing him as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uganda to the Czech Republic, to H.E. Milos Zeman, President of the Czech Republic, at the Prague Castle (Presidential Palace).

UGANDA WOOS STRATEGIC EUROPEAN INVESTORS FOR THE OIL INDUSTRY

Tuesday, 2nd May 2017
Dr. Josephine Wapakhabulo, Chief Executive Officer, Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC), has told participants of the 11thGerman African Energy Forum that Uganda is looking for strategic partners in the oil industry and that there is room for German companies.

AUSTRIA TO ORGANISE TRADE MISSION TO UGANDA

Wednesday, 12th April 2017
Amb. Marcel Tibaleka on 23rd March 2017 paid a courtesy call on Hon. Bernadette Marianne Gierlinger, Vice Minister of the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) at her office in Vienna, Austria. The two sides discussed ways of creating an enterprise-friendly framework and environment for Ugandan and Austrian businesses and ensuring open market access to both countries.

GERMAN FIRM TO TRANSFER RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES TO UGANDA

Wednesday, 12th April 2017
Amb. Marcel Tibaleka, on 11th April 2017, met with Eng. Forster Edwards from the German African Climate Change Integration Technology Institute (WECASS) to discuss ways of offering innovative solutions to affordable off-grid solar energy in rural areas of Uganda.